Contactless Skills Testing for American Heart Association Certification Courses

Contactless Skills Testing for American Heart Association Certification Courses

Code One offers contactless skills appointments for all Online American Heart Association (AHA) Courses – Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, BLS Provider, ACLS Provider, and PALS Provider. Participants complete the bulk of their training online and then come to a Code One Training Center for an individual appointment conducted through video conference. Upon completion, an …

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Do I need training to use an automated external defibrillator_

Do I need training to use an automated external defibrillator?

The short answer is no, not necessarily. The question “Do I need CPR training in order to use an automated external defibrillator?” is one that comes up frequently. The short answer is no but let’s take a closer look at this subject.  It is entirely possible that because of a variety of reasons, many see …

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THE AHA SKILLS SESSION – IS IT GOING TO BE A TEST? OR MORE OF A LEARNING SESSION?

Code One’s BEACON Individual Skills Appointments are part test and part learning. They’re blended and delivered in a compact and convenient one-on-one session. Learners are tested on required skills to ensure they can perform high-quality CPR. All of our BEACON programs have a skills validation component. The only exception is BEACON Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens. Skills testing is …

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I Just Completed My Code One EMT Class, What’s Next?

I Just Completed My Code One EMT Class, What’s Next?

First of all, congratulations!  Code One is proud to maintain the highest standards for its students.  Successful completion of your class is an accomplishment to be proud of.  That puts you one step closer to your goal of working in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS).  But what should your next steps be? Can I start …

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2021 Update_ CPR Training and COVID-19 Safety

2021 Update: CPR Training and COVID-19 Safety

Happy New Year! Each passing day gets us one day closer to the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. At Code One, we are not letting our guard down. We continue to follow numerous precautions (established by our very own Infection Control Committee) to keep you safe while attending our training programs. American Heart Association Training …

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2021 Massachusetts EMS Recertification Guide

2021 Massachusetts EMS Recertification Guide

Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services oversees the recertification process for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic credentialed EMS providers. We’ve outlined the recertification process for Massachusetts, provided some helpful links, and answered frequently asked questions. Information on this page was accurate at time of publishing and is regularly reviewed and updated. Always confirm the rules, regulations, …

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2021 Arkansas EMS Recertification Guide

Arkansas Department of Health oversees the recertification process for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic credentialed EMS providers. We’ve outlined the recertification process for Arkansas, provided some helpful links, and answered frequently asked questions. Information on this page was accurate at time of publishing and is regularly reviewed and updated. Always confirm the rules, regulations, and processes …

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2021 Connecticut EMS Recertification Guide

UPDATE: NREMT has lifted limits on distributive learning during the COVID-19 pandemic for EMS Providers expiring March 31, 2021. These providers can complete all 40 hours using our distributive (pre-recorded) courses available through Code One’s Continuing Education program. Connecticut’s Office of Emergency Medical Services made several changes to the recertification process for state certified Emergency …

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How to Affiliate as an American Heart Association Instructor

Choosing the right Training Center is an important decision which will have an impact on your long-term success as an American Heart Association Instructor. We suggest meeting with multiple Training Centers to determine which will be the best fit for your organization. Code One is an American Heart Association Training Center for Heartsaver, BLS, ACLS, …

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Connecticut OEMS Discontinues EMT for Healthcare Provider Pathway

This week we learned that the Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is immediately terminating the endorsement pathway to obtain Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification as a state licensed healthcare professional. Under the years old provision, Connecticut licensed physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses were able to obtain EMT certification by completing …

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